Stamford Downtown Announces Parade Spectacular and Giant Balloon Inflation Party

The 2023 Stamford Downtown Parade Spectacular, one of the largest parades of its kind in the country with 15 giant helium balloons and more than 100,000 spectators annually, will take place on Sunday.

The 30th annual event is scheduled to begin at 12:00 noon at the intersection of Summer and Hoyt Streets, will proceed down Summer to Broad to Atlantic and will conclude on Atlantic Street south of Federal Street.

This year 43 fabulous units including 15 balloons, marching bands, dance groups and floats will proceed down the nearly 1-mile parade route.

Acts including KIDZ BOP Kids will entertain parade goers with their agile feats. Colin Cosell, PA Announcer for the NY Mets will act as Master of Ceremonies for his second year.

On the eve of the parade, don’t miss the Point72 Giant Balloon Inflation Party. This event, taking place on Saturday from 3:00-6:00 pm. at the intersection of Hoyt Street and Summer Street, allows spectators a behind-the-scenes look at the balloons as they take to the sky. The party will offer music, clowns, cartoon characters and a meet and greet with Santa. Spectators will also be treated to special performances by the Acrobats of Circus Splendiferous and dancing with Locust Performing Arts Center of Stamford.

Saturday, November 18, 2023 –
Saturday’s Point72 Giant Balloon Inflation Party will be at Hoyt Street at Summer Street

Sunday, November 19, 2023 –
Summer to Broad to Atlantic Streets, Stamford Downtown.

More information here at Stamford Downtown